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Relay for Life in LaFayette Friday

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By Alton Mitchell The Chambers County Agricultural Arena will be filled with life this Friday night as the annual Relay for Life event takes center stage at the venue. The event that will bring walkers from across the region to the Agricultural Arena is a global fundraiser that helps fight back against Cancer. On Monday […]

Rain fails to dampen rodeo turnout

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Despite the weekend rain, the Sheriff’s Rodeo, held in LaFayette over the weekend, was again a great success. Attendees were treated to barrel racing, bronco riding, steer roping and of course the antics of clowns and others. Proceeds from the rodeo will be used for a variety of Chambers County law enforcement programs and equipment.

City proclaims May 27 “Whitlow Day”

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By Alton Mitchell While college and high school graduations are happening across the region, sports such as college football are on the back of the minds of many. However, on Monday the LaFayette city council took a step that will bring a preview of college football to the LaFayette area later this month. LaFayette High […]

Four awarded $2500 scholarships

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By Alton Mitchell Four LaFayette area high school seniors have received a big economic boost to assist them with their college careers. On Monday evening the scholarship recipients were honored before the LaFayette city council at their normal meeting. The Alabama Municipal Electric Authority annually awards scholarships in the amount of $2500 to students in […]

Sidewalk restoration project praised

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The Greater Valley Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Ashley Crane was host to a Ribbon Cutting ceremony for the City of LaFayette’s completed sidewalk restoration project held last week. The $500,000 project which included new sidewalks, handicap accessible points of entry and wrought iron railing was made possible by a grant from the Alabama […]

Ivey named Governor, special election in place

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By Paul Richardson Lt. Governor Kay Ivey became governor of Alabama after the sudden resignation of Gov. Robert Bentley April 10th, amid an effort in the Alabama Legislature to impeach him in the fallout over an alle ged affair with a top staffer. President Donald Trump called Gov. Kay Ivey on Thursday night to congratulate […]